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The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition  aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and provide them with the opportunity to build their skills and confidence in project-based work. The Big Bang Competition is the UK’s premier science, technology, ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Oct 9, 2017 11:09 am BST
The 2017 Member survey is now live and we would like to invite all IET members to take part and have their say. This important survey provides the opportunity to share your views and provide feedback. The survey should take around 10 minutes to complete and will be close on Sunday 29 October 2017 at 23:59 (UK time). You can take part in the survey  here . If you ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Oct 9, 2017 11:06 am BST
Aberdeen Science Centre in partnership with Shell  Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5TU  Date:  29th July 2017 Time:  10.00 - 16.00 Join us for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Open House day at Aberdeen Science Centre, on 29th July, in partnership with Shell and IET. Delve deeper into the wonders ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Jul 7, 2017 4:12 pm BST
Do you know an outstanding volunteer? The IET Volunteer Medal was awarded for the first time in  2015  and recognises the importance of volunteers to the IET in its mission to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community. The award is open to all individuals who have been engaged in an IET volunteering role for  at least one year  and ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Mar 16, 2017 12:32 pm GMT
Sorry I missed last week, but I have been out and about.  So a little later than expected, I am looking at the Western Isles district. For those that don’t know the layout of the Scotland North Committee, the area is split into districts that each have a representative on the Scotland North Committee.  The Committee pulls together the event plans for the ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Mar 2, 2017 10:51 am GMT
As promised, this week I am looking at the Caithness & Orkney district. For those that don’t know the layout of the Scotland North Committee, the area is split into districts that each have a representative on the Scotland North Committee.  The Committee pulls together the event plans for the year and submits the budget.  The Scotland North Committee ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Feb 9, 2017 3:15 pm GMT
William G Ellis, Representative for Tayside BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering – Robert Gordon’s Institute of Technology, Aberdeen, 1969 - 1973   Now semi-retired but runs his own part-time utilities consultancy business and is also a STEM Ambassador.   Previously: Worked with Ferranti in Edinburgh designing test equipment for radar systems. ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Feb 6, 2017 10:08 am GMT
After the first Scotland North meeting of 2017, I thought I would give you an insight into what happens behind the activities that you see advertised – and there is a lot. For those that don’t know the layout of the Scotland North Committee, the area is split into districts that each have a representative on the Scotland North Committee.  The Committee ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Jan 31, 2017 3:12 pm GMT
Iain King,  Past Chair With a strong background in Further and Higher Education, Iain is currently Programme and Development Manager for Engineering and Building Technology area at Inverness College UHI. He has curriculum responsibilities that include Foundation Apprentices, Technician Apprentices and the emerging Graduate Apprentices and ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Jan 31, 2017 10:34 am GMT
John is a member of IET Caithness & Orkney District committee as part of IET Scotland North Local Network.   He actively promotes the engineering profession to the public through organising events and to schools and colleges by delivering STEM initiatives with organisation such as IET, IMechE, British Science Association, Bloodhound Educational ... read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Jan 31, 2017 10:33 am GMT

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